Massachusetts local news

Massachusetts (MA)

BOSTON - A group of activists from the Merrimack Valley will join the thousands of expected protesters of a demonstration on Boston Common Saturday billed as a free speech…
08.19 / 16:35
newburyportnews.com
By Spencer Kennard As a child, spending summers in North Truro, I thought Cape Cod began at the Wellfleet Drive-In and ended at Provincetown. As a photographer, I now know that all the Cape towns leading to the canal have their own unique beauty and charm. Roughly 30 years ago, I had the good fortune…
08.19 / 16:14
capecod.com
Boston Police stepped up security on the Boston Common to prevent any violent outbursts from occurring during a politically charged…
08.19 / 16:10
wwlp.com
Dakin is offering 50 percent off adoption fees for some small animals and select adult…
08.19 / 16:10
wwlp.com
Horror films these days have so little imagination. “Annabelle: Creation” is the typical mix of demonic pos…
08.19 / 16:10
wwlp.com
BOSTON — Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched peaceably through downtown Boston on Saturday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism ahead of a rally being staged by conservative activists a week after a Virginia demonstration turned d…
08.19 / 16:10
bostonherald.com
BOSTON — The Latest on a conservative rally and counter-demonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):11:30 a.m.Thousands of counterprotesters have begun a mileslong march ahead of a conservative rally that's getting underway in Boston.Demonstrators started marching Saturday morning from the city's Roxbury neighborhood. Organizers say demonstrators will march to Boston Common, where the rally is taking place.Police say they'll be out in force to keep the two groups a…
08.19 / 16:10
bostonherald.com
PORTLAND, Maine — Mainers are joining thousands of people in Boston at a conservative rally and a counterprotest.Rochelle Greenwood describes herself as conservative and fierce believer in freedom of speech. The Wells woman planned to attend and was interested in hearing some of the speakers. But she's concerned about what she'll encounter, following a demonstration that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia.Portland woman Marena Blanchard says she's marching in the counterprotest b…
08.19 / 16:10
bostonherald.com
Thousands of counter-demonstrators swamped the Common today in protest of a so-called “Boston Free Speech Rally” slated to begin at noon at the Parkman Bandstand.The massive counter-protest, which organizers expect will draw between 20,000 and 30,000 people to the Common, began this morning in Roxbury at 10 a.m., where a crowd of demonstrators gathered outside the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center to listen to a series of speakers before marching toward the Comm…
08.19 / 16:10
bostonherald.com
How Virginia chooses to remember its past is a highly combustible issue, as shown by the deadly violence that erupted last weekend over plans to remove a statue of Robert E.…
08.19 / 15:49
westernmassnews.com
American Indian tribes hope for renewal in the upcoming solar eclipse, though not all will…
08.19 / 15:49
westernmassnews.com
Miss Massachusetts Intercontinental has returned from her trip around the world in eight days. Dana Kissoon, an 18-year-old from Wareham, competed in the Miss Intercontinental United States Pageant at the end of July while on an eight-day Caribbean cruise and while she did not win the competition, Kissoon said she learned many lessons during the trip. The pageant consisted of personal interviews, a swimsuit…
BOSTON - A group of activists from the Merrimack Valley will join the thousands of expected protesters of a demonstration on Boston Common Saturday billed as a free speech…
08.19 / 15:23
eagletribune.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift had a “blank space, baby” across social media Friday — and Swifties couldn’t get enough of it. There was no immediate word from the Swift camp on what happened Friday, but the “Blank Space” pop star is known for promotional trickery on her social streams ahead of major music [&#…
08.19 / 15:13
capecod.com
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia’s workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman’s death. The initial report by WorkSafeBC on Friday confirms witness accounts to Monday’s accident during filming of the sequel to actor Ryan Reynolds’ popular superhero movie. The report says SJ Harris had been rehearsing […
08.19 / 15:13
capecod.com
BOSTON (AP) — Pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland hit a two-run single in Boston’s four-run seventh inning and the Red Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 9-6 on Friday night. Boston won for the 13th time in 15 games to extend its lead in the AL East to five games over the second-place Yankees. New […
08.19 / 15:13
capecod.com
PROVINCETOWN – A man was injured in a slip and fall incident at the West End Breakwater in Provincetown. The incident happened around 9 AM. The victim was apparently able to make it back to the foot of the breakwater. He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with a possible broken arm. This is the…
08.19 / 15:13
capecod.com
It’s that time of year for parents to rejoice. Back to school for the young ones! You get to see them get excited about new clothes, sneakers, and being back with their friends. A couple things that kids don’t care about, but you…
08.19 / 15:12
www.golocalworcester.com
Tens of thousands of counter-demonstrators are expected to swamp the Common today in protest of a so-called “Boston Free Speech Rally” that is slated to begin at noon at the Parkman Bandstand.The massive counter-protest, which organizers expect will draw between 20,000 and 30,000 people to the Common, began this morning in Roxbury at 10 a.m., where a crowd of demonstrators gathered outside the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center to listen to a series of speakers before marching toward th…
08.19 / 15:09
bostonherald.com
BOSTON — The Latest on a conservative rally and counter-demonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):10:25 a.m.Demonstrators are arriving at a counterprotest ahead of a conservative rally that's getting underway on Boston Common.Democratic Boston Mayor Marty Walsh greeted counterprotesters Saturday morning outside Reggie Lewis Center in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. Organizers say demonstrators will march to the Common.Police say they'll be out in force to keep the t…
08.19 / 15:09
bostonherald.com